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. >>> from nbc news this is "today" with lester holt and erica hill >>> i'm erica hill. >> i'm carl quintanilla. >> all eyes on washington. a number of americans wondering this morning why lawmakers have not yet been able to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama spoke exclusively to nbc's david gregory. we are going to get a preview of what he has to say just ahead. >> it has been just two weeks since the tragedy of sandy hook elementary in connecticut. a teenager in california wrote a poem to express her feelings saying she understood how it could happen and it got her suspended from school. we'll get her reaction coming up >>> we'll also hear from the 29-year-old surfer that used his fists and his board to save his life when a shark kept coming at him again and again. >> scary story. >>> later on, we'll switch gears and look back at the year in pop culture, from the rise of honey boo boo to the unlikely bop lairity of that catchy tune, gang ham style. >> slightly popular, wasn't it? >>> we begin with the race in washington to fist fiscal cliff deadline including
that famous ball drops? jon carl on the behind the scenes skrbl tonight. >> the deadly accident in the west, moving into the east as many dig out from more than i foot of snow. jinker zee standing by tonight. caught on tape the chilling new view of that deadly crash landing, the jet spinning to a halt feet from a bustling highway. tonight, who authorities are zeroing in on. >>> and amazing grace. what we're now learning about the presidential serenade from the oak ridge boys. ♪ amazing grace how sweet the sound ♪ >> the former first lady and her special request. the president at the end of the line and what he said afterward. >>> good evening. on this sunday night, great to have you with us. we begin with the developing story from washington. those 11th hour talks to avoid the fiscal cliff. this evening here after they came to a halt, the vice president has been called in, now playing a central role. but time is running out. just tonight and tomorrow left. and if no agreement, taxes will go up for all americans. in fact, the average american family would see a tax increase of more than
, mark and carl, and harold. [cheers and applause] [inaudible] your assistant coaches. shawn dun can, dave stone and the there will will clark. [cheers and applause] . and the manager for the past 54 years the legendary one, mike murphy. [cheers and applause] and we would also like to extend a warm welcome to all of the giants alumni that we have here today including former giants manager feleap laua and five of our hall of famers. gay lord perry, orlando si pirra, jaun, lily misconnie, and willy mays. [cheers and applause] we also want to acknowledge congresswoman nancy pelosi along with her husband. thank you so much for being here. we know how busy you with the election just a few days away so a round of applause for all of our vip and special guests. and now at this time we would also like to thank the city and county of san francisco and our community partners. we must acknowledge them. can't do it without them. bank of america, dignity health, miller coors, diamond foods, virgin america, pg&e, and sales force to help to make this civic celebration possible. we thank you
arguments against this project. >> sir, your name for the record. >> carl pastor. i do -- okay, this is what i'd like to say. because anyway, it's a physical impossibility to make the driveway to be constructed across the sidewalk without making the already very steep sidewalk even steeper than it is. at least two residents on our block are more than 70 years old. some have disabilities, changing the sidewalk would be an inhuman situation for the people so aged and disabled. the existing barrier wall was constructed by the city knowing the space on the other side would not and absolutely should not be used for housing. please honor our city officials who knew the barrier wall was in the best interests of the city of san francisco. they knew the space on the other side of the wall should not be considered a buildable site. please spare us this development and send compassionless people, money-oriented builders elsewhere. there must be a city department that should look into with this sidewalk issue to determine if it's detrimental to the elderly and handicapped residents.
think that senators like carl levin, richard lugar, who is now leaving, john kerry, john mccain, and some of the younger senators i think we will see in the coming years that they step up to be excellent senators. we're not short of capable people there. the problem is that the senate, what i call the senate ecosystem, sun healthy. it's the hyper partisanship that's holding us back and the efforts of people like the ones i mentioned, or like olympia snowe, who announced her retirement and is retiring. ?iewn fortunately. >> they're hampered by the fact they work very hard, and then the hyper partisanship prevents the accomplishments. >> but are there any sorts of maybe mechanical policy senate rule changes that could actually help bring or help restore that balance? >> well, i think -- i actually do believe we need to change the senate rules. i think we have to get back to a time when filibusters were real and rare. i think these holds that go on indefinitely and block nominations and legislative action is unacceptable. we have seen -- we have seen on struck shun used as a p
just@ get worse. ite hous lou: leaders descending on the white house. the ceo of carl's junior and's o hardee's doesn't think the president isk listening. president isk listening. coming u.so as you can see, geis customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're tinyou behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this compur-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya, please? lou: a group of top ceos meting with the president, saying thatt theyere encourag. my next guest says that raisingi tax rates will stiflell business growth and cost jobs. joining me now is the ceo that tod owns carl's junior and hardee's. it's great to have you with us.e >> it's good to be here, lou. lou: let's star with the idea taxes that this president wants $1.6 trillion in new taxes. that is a heck of an initial bargaining position, isn't it.> >> th
will be right back. it's embarrassing it's embarrassing! we can see you carl. we can totally see you. come on you're better than this...all that prowling around. yeah, you're the king of the jungle. have you thought about going vegan carl? hahaha!! you know folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than antelope with night-vision goggles. nice! get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> the so-called fiscal cliff is looming. a live look now at the capitol where lawmakers held negotiations into the night and early this morning. they will be con convening -- convening once again this afternoon. >> at the top of the hour, we are going to have an exclusive interview with senators diane phi stein and -- feinstein and lindsey graham. maybe they have gotten word as to how these negotiations are going between the two senate leaders and they will be able to let us know the chances for a last minute compromise. >> do we expect we are seeing to see something like -- probably not the grand bargai
drum and flute" look who's back. again? it's embarrassing it's embarrassing! we can see you carl. we can totally see you. come on you're better than this...all that prowling around. yeah, you're the king of the jungle. have you thought about going vegan carl? hahaha!! you know folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than antelope with night-vision goggles. nice! get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. >>> it's crunch time. welcome back. i'm sorry. just 31 hour it is now before that dead light. and here's what we know. senate leaders have hate snag over tax hikes, specifically, who should get them. but lawmakers are still on the hill and they are ready to resume forma
? john carl has some answers. reporter: with just three days left, finally a imlimmer of hope. >> i'm hopeful and optimistic. >> it's going to be imperfect and people aren't going to like it. >> right now it's in the hands of the two senate leaders pgz democrat harry reid and republican mitch mcconnell. they're working on a minideal that would preinvestigate a tax increase for roughly 98 of american workers, and extend unemployment benefits set to expire for two million people, and cut payments in medicare doctors. >> the american people are watching what we do here. obviously their patience is already thin. this is deja vu all over again. >> the 11th hour evident comes after the president met with the congressional leadership at the white house. his first such meeting in six weeks. even if mcconnell and reid come to agreement, there's no guarantee it will pass before the end of the year. the agreement represents what the president called the bare minimum. extending tax cuts, while doing nothing to curb spend organize address the long-term deficit crisis. if they fail to even pass a
person. carl did not hesitate to let us know if they upset with something we're doing. but it would, i didn't blame him for this. he was doing his job. he was an advocate. he was a very effective advocate and he took issue with a number things we did and we respond as best we could. >> you mention a couple of abc correspondents and an anchor. let me start with sam donaldson. what is sam like? >> san is exactly what you see on the air. just exactly. he's wonderfully irrepressible. he can't help being sam donaldson. [laughter] he does it at home. he does in time you run into them. he's so energetic. he's so passionate. he loves th the news. hilos washington particularly. loves politics. knows it backwards and forwards. is wonderful but sometimes he gets in his own way. by the way, one of the things i did is i push sand also back in the white house. even the white house correspondent for reagan, and when i went and i was not comfortable the way we were covering the clinton white house and i put him in to the white house. i think about three months before the monica lewinsky scandal broke
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